Uttar Pradesh Artist Association recently organised an award ceremony at Sangeet Natak Academy which was followed by Mr and Miss UP contest. Shalini Gaur from Moradabad bagged the Miss UP title, Noida’s Anshika Jain was first runner-up while, Prachi from the city of nawabs was declared third. Lucknow’s Shwetank Prakash Chaturvedi bagged the Mr UP title meanwhile, Sitpur’s Divyansh Singh Chauhan and Pratayaksh of Moradabad were second and third, respectively.
Film actor Shahbaz Khan, Gurleen Chopra and lyricist Sameer Anjaan added cine power to the event.
The UPAA awardees for the day included, Shuja Ali (film director), MA Sahil (poet), Sima Modi (theatre), N Khanna (artist), Panchee Jalaunvi (lyricist), Dr Saranjit Singh (sports health), Sunil Batta (film director), Firoz Akhtar (education), Asma Gulzar (fashion designer), Neha (Tezaan expert), Akash Attre (digital employment), Dr Khurshid Jahan (educational activist), A Majid (education), Sudhanshu Pandey (social media activist), M Naushad (fitness expert), Vinod Mishra (theatre activist), Vandana Prasad (social activist), Bhoopesh Rai (creative theatre), Ashutosh Sopti (road safety activist), Kumar Mukesh (singer), Anupam Chauhan (journalist), Girish Tiwari (artist), Arshad Khan (comedy), Hafeez Khan (acting), Dr Irfan Shoaib (film making), Rima Girkar (singing) and Simran Ahuja (classical dance).
Arham Abbasi, Sameer Anzaan, Gurleen Chopra, Zeeshan, Shahbaz Khan & Prasad Shikhre
Syed Zareena, Nighat Khan
Shwetank & Shalini
Saeem, Amit, Azhar Mirza
Rima Girkar, Bazmi
MA Sahil & Sarvesh Asthana
Khurram & Sanjay